ram·​bler | \ ˈram-blər How to pronounce rambler (audio) \

Definition of rambler

1 : one that rambles
2 : any of various climbing roses with long flexible canes and rather small often double flowers in large clusters

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Examples of rambler in a Sentence

These roses are ramblers, so they will eventually cover the fence. a rambler her whole life, my aunt is likely to send me a postcard from just about any corner of the world
Recent Examples on the Web So the Komises bought the house, a midcentury split-level rambler. Kim Palmer, Star Tribune, "Dark split-level home in Deephaven is now light, fresh and open," 5 Mar. 2021 Just two years after buying the rambler, the Hansons got the opportunity to move to Denmark for Jayme's job. Kim Palmer, Star Tribune, "St. Paul rambler gets a Danish-inspired makeover," 5 Feb. 2021 The rambler has gotten a 4.5-star average rating from more than 760 reviewers. Gideon Grudo, NBC News, "REI gift ideas and gift guide 2020: Best REI gifts for the holidays," 12 Nov. 2020 The four-bedroom rambler where Jacob and Clarida lived opened three decades ago and initially housed homeless men. Washington Post, "Domestic violence survivors say they were kicked out by the housing program that promised to help them," 30 Oct. 2020 After working 16 hours as an election judge on Tuesday, Karen Bjorlin spent Wednesday raking and cutting down hydrangeas and hostas in front of the yellow rambler where she's lived for 22 years in Victoria. Reid Forgrave, Star Tribune, "Both sides agree on this: It's a stressful, anxious time," 4 Nov. 2020 At 59, Dorothy is the youngest of the three siblings who grew up in the rambler on Old Spring Road. Washington Post, "Gimme shelter: The discovery of an old pamphlet brings Cold War memories," 27 Oct. 2020 The Foxes, partners in Fox Homes, bought the rundown 1952 rambler, gutted it and turned it into a two-story home in 2016. Kim Palmer, Star Tribune, "HGTV stars are selling their own Edina home, post makeover, for $1.25M," 21 Aug. 2020 Home & Garden 572113302 New dream kitchen in Minneapolis rambler blends timeless style with modern functionality. Kim Palmer, Star Tribune, "Remodeling pro creates dream kitchen in her own Minneapolis rambler," 14 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of rambler

1624, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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17 Mar 2021

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“Rambler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rambler. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of rambler

chiefly British : a person who goes on long walks for pleasure
: a plant that grows up and over fences, walls, etc.

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